14 Valentine’s: Day 10, Love on a Stick

Tutorial here.


14 Valentine’s: Day Nine, Give Back

Yesterday I mentioned giving a gift that gives back. Let’s take that one step further with a specific example. Because of my day job, I have a deeper appreciation for how meaningful kid’s art can be. So, Valentine’s Day cards made by kids are right up my alley. With your gift of $20 or more, […]


14 Valentine’s: Day Eight, Go Green

Pink? Red? No, Emily at Live Renewed celebrates Valentine’s Day with green! Em recommends that we: Skip the card Improve someones life with a gift that gives back Give an experience gift Skip the cut flowers and give a live plant Get crafty and give something homemade Read her blog for all the details (and […]


14 Valentine’s: Day Seven, Good Advice

Molly Ford helps you be smarter, prettier and less awkward. Her Valentine’s Day advice: You are selling Valentine’s Day short if you focus on making it only about having one special person. The holiday is also about showing your love to lots of special people in your life (or at least that’s how I celebrate […]

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14 Valentine’s: Day Six, For the Mommies

I’m not a mom, but I know one thing….mommy jewelry makes ‘em cry. Have you met Lisa Leonard? She must cause a lot of happy tears. Find this sweet necklace and more on Lisa’s site. Order by February 8 for Valentine’s Day delivery.


14 Valentine’s: Day Five, Giant Heart Box

Oh Martha (and her team), how I love thee and your genius. What’s better than a table-sized heart box full of deliciousness. Maybe a table-sized heart box full of jewelry? Full tutorial here.


14 Valentine’s: Day Four, Favorite Love Song

“Sunday Morning” by Maroon 5 Sunday morning rain is falling Steal some covers share some skin Clouds are shrouding us in moments unforgettable You twist to fit the mold that I am in But things just get so crazy living life gets hard to do And I would gladly hit the road get up and […]


14 Valentine’s: Day Three, Fruit Stickers

These lovey-dovey fruit stickers are fun easy and heart healthy. PDF download available from Twig & Thistle.


Vocab Lesson: Pomander

This is so cute. But what in the h-e-double-hockey-sticks is a pomander? Allow Wikipedia to explain: “A pomander, from French pomme d’ambre, i.e. apple of amber, is a ball made of perfumes, such as ambergris (whence the name), musk, or civet.[1] The pomander was worn or carried in a vase, also known by the same […]

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14 Valentine’s: Day Two, Simple Pizza Tweak

Pizza. Check. Romantic pizza. Check, check. All you need is a heart cookie cutter. Photo by Sara Westbrook. Via One Charming Party.